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Special Event Concert: Stars & Stripes
Date: July 02, 2015
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Program: Beat the summer heat, and join us for a good, old-fashioned salute to the red, white and blue. Celebrate the USA on its birthday with patriotic favorites and high-spirited classics, including Root’s The Battle Cry of Freedom and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, plus selections from the Civil War era!

Smith/Damrosch/Sousa: The Star Spangled Banner
John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
John Williams: The Patriot
Sousa: Semper fidelis
Root/Koff: The Battle Cry of Freedom
Three Songs from the Civil War Era
    Foster/Bates: "Oh Susanna"
    Traditional/Terry Mizesko: "Old Dan Tucker"
    Traditional/Terry Mizesko: "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"
          Scott MacLeod, baritone
Steffe/Wilhousky: Battle Hymn of the Republic
Servicemen on Parade
Bates: Western Opener
Custer: The American Frontier
Reineke: Casey at the Bat
          Scott MacLeod, narrator
Alford/McAlister: Colonel Bogey March
Anderson: Bugler's Holiday
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

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2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: North Carolina Symphony presents the Hot Sardines
Date: July 09, 2015
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Program: A born-and-bred NYC actor meets a Parisian-born writer at an open jazz jam over a noodle shop in Manhattan, and from there, the Hot Sardines were born. Bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo, lead singer Miz Elizabeth and the Sardine ensemble of powerhouse musicians — along with their very own tap dancer — play “hot jazz” as it was in the era when live music was king… with a little glamour, a little grit and a lot of passion. Giving a voice to the history-defining jazz of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, the Hot Sardines’ vibrant performances bridge generations and captivate 21st century audiences.

The North Carolina Symphony will not be performing at this concert.

Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

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Concert Offering:
Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.

Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50,, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
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